2017-2018 Youth Advisory Council Application

Pittsburgh Cares’ Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a leadership development program comprised of a core group of diverse, talented, and civic-minded youth that are committed to creating positive social change in their schools and community. The YAC develops and implements Youth Engaged in Service (YES) key initiatives while serving as youth ambassadors, acting as the voice for youth in the community, and inspiring others to do the same.

Youth Benefits:
● Platform to voice matters and concerns important to youth.
● Participate in decision making processes for the betterment of Pittsburgh Cares and the community.
● Personal and professional development opportunities, including recommendations for higher education and/or employment.
● Opportunities to participate in trainings and workshops provided by Pittsburgh Cares and partner agencies.
● Networking opportunities with other youth leaders, nonprofit professionals, and civic leaders
● Scholarship opportunity for seniors

Applicant Requirements:
● Must be a high school student (9th-12th grade) and attend a school within Allegheny County
● Must have a passion for service
● Must show evidence of creative ability and thinking outside the box
● Must be able to devote an average of three hours a week to YAC activities and work
● Must be able to attend bi-monthly as well as monthly volunteering projects and activities
● Must be able to complete several individual projects including a service project

Please fill out this application in completion and email chawthorne@pittsburghcares.org if you have any questions.

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